The Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), in partnership with the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), will lead a group with agroindustries exporting animal protein during Gulfood 2020 , the largest food fair in the Middle East, scheduled for February 16-20, in Dubai (United Arab Emirates).
In all, 14 agro-industries participate in the action. They are: Agroaraçá, Aurora Alimentos, Avenorte, Bello Alimentos, BRF, Coasul, Copacol, Granja Faria, GTFoods, Integra, Naturovos, Netto Alimentos, Pamplona Alimentos and Vibra.
The action will have a space of about 370 square meters, with rooms and total structure for holding business meetings for companies participating in the sectorial projects Brazilian Chicken, Brazilian Egg and Brazilian Breeders – international poultry brands in Brazil.
In a wide gastronomic space, visitors will be able to enjoy the taste of Brazilian products in omelets and shawarma (chicken cuts served in flatbread).
During the action, ABPA will hold meetings with associations of importers and stakeholders in the Islamic market, to strengthen partnerships between importing nations and Brazil, the largest producer and exporter of halal chicken in the world.
Visitors will also receive informative materials on the productive sector, with data on the quality, health status and sustainable profile of Brazilian production, as well as contact with exporting companies.
“Dubai is an international hub and Gulfood also plays this role: it is a worldwide meeting point for food producers and exporters. There, we receive importers from all over the world, especially from the Arab countries and Asia. It is a fundamental opportunity for business planning and the expansion of Brazil’s export agenda, ”says Ricardo Santin, executive director of ABPA.
Learn more about ABPA’s sectorial projects at http://abpa-br.org/marcas-setoriais/
ABOUT ABPA – ABPA is the political-institutional representation of poultry and pig farming in Brazil. It brings together more than 140 companies and entities from the various links of poultry and swine farming in Brazil, responsible for an export agenda exceeding US $ 8 billion. Under the tutelage of ABPA is the management, in partnership with Apex-Brasil, of the four sectorial brands of Brazilian exports of poultry, eggs and pork: Brazilian Chicken, Brazilian Egg, Brazilian Breeders and Brazilian Pork. Through its sectorial brands, ABPA promotes special actions in target markets and discloses the differentials of poultry and swine products in Brazil – such as quality, health status and sustainability of production – and promotes new businesses for the export chain of eggs, genetic material, chicken and pork meat.
ABOUT APEX-BRASIL – The Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) works to promote Brazilian products and services abroad and to attract foreign investments to strategic sectors of the Brazilian economy. The Agency conducts diversified commercial promotion actions aimed at promoting exports and valuing Brazilian products and services abroad, such as prospective and commercial missions, business roundtables, support for the participation of Brazilian companies in major international fairs, and visits by foreign buyers and opinion makers to get to know the Brazilian productive structure, among other business platforms that also aim to strengthen the Brazil brand. Apex-Brasil also works in a coordinated manner with public and private actors to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to Brazil, focusing on strategic sectors for the development of the competitiveness of Brazilian companies and the country.